|By Stephanie Schendel, The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Scott had legally been receiving her husband's L&I pension benefits after he died in 2007, court documents state. Scott was entitled to her former husband's L&I benefits under the Industrial Insurance Act.
But when Scott died in
An investigator from L&I discovered that after her death, someone had withdrawn more than
The investigator found that 11 out of the 15 times that money was withdrawn from Scott's accounts after her death from the ATM at
When the L&I investigator and a
First-degree identity theft is a class B felony and carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.
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